From the Education Archives
29th Oct A special needs school in Dukinfield has received a new ‘Sunshine’ coach thanks to a fundraising ball that took place in Manchester over the summer. Last Tuesday, the children’s charity Variety and Michael Josephson MBE attended a special assembly at Cromwell High School, to present the new coach to excited pupils and staff. The Variety […]
12th Oct School children in Stalybridge have made a tree-mendous tribute to the fire fighters who tackled the summer moorland blazes. Pupils at Millbrook Primary – one of the main schools affected by the fire – have planted a plum tree in honour of all the fire fighters who attended the incident. The fire raged across the […]
12th Oct A new free school that pledges to challenge the ‘status quo’ and give state pupils a ‘level playing field’ against private education has been approved in Tameside. By Local Democracy Reporter Charlotte Green This is how a huge new free school in Tameside will look. Bosses have pledged to challenge the ‘status quo’ and give […]
17th Sep Two Ashton women are doing their bit to help tackle period poverty in Tameside. Cousins Niamh Halpin and Izzy Sykes, aged 18 and 21 respectively, have launched a campaign to supply schools in Tameside with free sanitary products for students, so that young girls aren’t forced to miss school because they families can’t afford them. […]
23rd Aug Droylsden Academy Headteacher, Mr Philip Wilson, says the hard work of students and staff in this year’s GCSE exams has paid off. Despite the national picture of far more challenging GCSE exams and significant GCSE reform, there has once again been some outstanding individual student successes and some very strong subject performances. “On behalf of […]
16th Aug Students and staff at Ashton Sixth Form College are celebrating another year of unprecedented success after recording their best ever results in today’s examinations. Students at the college achieved a phenomenal 100 per cent pass rate overall, with the vast majority gaining A*-C grades or equivalent. More students than ever have also achieved the very […]
16th Aug Sixth formers at Audenshaw School are celebrating after receiving their long-awaited exam results, with one student securing a place at Cambridge after achieving four A*s. Neil Herbert, Head of Sixth Form at the school, congratulated students on their results and said many students had exceeded expectations. He said: “We are immensely proud of the performance […]
16th Aug GOOD CHEER: Toby Emmett and Michael Maxted are delighted with their results. Students at Cheadle and Marple Sixth Form College celebrated another year of excellent A Level results this year. The pass rate on level 3 programmes is 99.4 per cent, and even though by common consent A levels are more challenging following recent reforms, […]
16th Aug A-level students at Clarendon Sixth Form College are celebrating record breaking results today. With a continued 100 per cent pass rate with best ever high grades achieved the class of 2018 has surpassed all previous records. Top performing students include Jake Armstrong who received A*A* A and has accepted a place at the University of […]
15th Aug Feeling nervous for results day? Here is what you need to do! Students across the UK will be receiving their A-level results tomorrow but whilst many will be delighted with their grades, it may be testing for those who do not meet their expectations. According to new research by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), […]